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Photo Du Jour - November 23, 2005 - Packing Up?

As almost everyone in the region knows, Daimler Chrysler’s Canadian Headquarters are located in downtown Windsor, directly across the river from the RenCen and G.M. Front door of DCX’s Canadian HQ. Located in Windsor since the early 1920’s. I awoke this morning to grab my newspaper only to be greeting by the following story: There was a huge battle between preservationists at…
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Old Car Factories

So, over on the Detroityes.com forum, there has been a thread on Old Car Factories going since February. We have attempted to create over there a semi-official list, gleaned from all the info. we’ve been spewing for the last 8 months. So…. Without further delay…
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Photo Du Jour - October 28, 2005 - Canadian Club

For many years, the Canadian Club sign illuminated the Windsor Shoreline, relentlesly advertising the Distillery’s wares. Now it’s been gone less than a decade, but is probably forgotten by many. The sign however had quite a history. This photo above is from c. 1920, and shows the first sign. That sign above was designed by Architect Albert Kahn, and erected in 1900. It was the…
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The Big Boy Comes To Town...

Yesterday at the Windsor Airport, we had a semi-rare visitor arrived with Cargo for G.M. This giant Antonov-124 from the Ukraine was the guest of honor, as this heavy rolled into town. It’s hard to tell in photos, but the aircraft is massive. Here are some specs: Wing…
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Photo Du Jour - October 24, 2005 - 2005 Detroit Marathon

As always the Detroit International Marathon adds the element of running in two countires. Over the Bridge, under the Tunnel. Here are the runners heading though downtown Windsor along Riverside Dr. Turning the corner and heading south on Goyeau towards the Tunnel, passing the Windsor Police Headquarters. Hitting the last refreshment stand on the Windsor side before entering the Tunnel. BTW…
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